Radio Shack may have tossed 'thousands' of customer records into dumpster

Tuesday, 3 April 2007, 7:52 AM EST

Radio Shack Corp. dumped "thousands" of customer records behind a store near Corpus Christi, exposing consumers to possible identity theft, the Texas attorney general charged late yesterday.

According to Attorney General Greg Abbott, the Fort Worth-based company violated multiple state statutes, including the Identity Theft Enforcement and Protection Act, a 2005 law that requires businesses to protect and properly dispose of customer personal information.

At Computerworld.

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